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- DescriptionWinner of the Ezra Pound Society Book Prize 2014 Ezra Pound's sustained use of ancient and medieval philosophical sources, particularly those within the Neoplatonic tradition, is well kwn. Yet the specific influence of the ninth-century theologian Johannes Scottus Eriugena on Pound's poetry and prose has received limited scholarly attention. Pound developed detailed plans to publish a commentary on Eriugena alongside his translations of two of the books of Confucianism, plans that ultimately went unrealised. Drawing on unpublished tes, drafts and manuscripts amongst the Ezra Pound papers held at Yale University, this book investigates the pivotal role of Eriugena in Pound's thought and, perhaps surprisingly, in his deployment of n-Western philosophical traditions.
- Author BiographyMark Byron is Senior Lecturer in Modern British and American Literature at the University of Sydney, Australia. His publications include Samuel Beckett's Endgame (2007), as editor.
- Author(s)Dr. Mark Byron
- PublisherBloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Date of Publication25/02/2016
- SubjectLiterary Studies: Textbooks & Study Guides
- Series TitleHistoricizing Modernism
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintBloomsbury Academic
- Content Note5 halftone illus
- Weight443 g
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine25 mm
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